National Art Museum of Azerbaijan, Baku

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Founded in 1936, the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan is the biggest art museum in Azerbaijan, consisting of two historic buildings relating to Baku's Oil-Boom era. The museum has a vast collection of over 15,000 artworks, over 3,000 of which are displayed permanently in 60 rooms. As well as the many works of Azerbaijani classical fine arts, there are also masterpieces from Turkey, Iran, Japan, China, Russia and Western Europe. Stunning painted ceramics, copper and bronze engraved wares, ancient carpets, jewellery, and Azerbaijani miniatures of the 15th–16th centuries also await! Work out when and for how long to visit National Art Museum of Azerbaijan and other Baku attractions using our handy Baku online trip itinerary builder.
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  • Stunning and extensive collection of beautifully displayed exquisite crafts. This deserves to be a much more highly ranked attraction in Baku. There was an exhibition of Meiji Japanese porcelain...  more »
  • What a disastrous experience. I was followed by creepy women who couldn’t be worse ambassadors for the art world. Don’t waste your time. The beauty of the art is ruined by the obsessive haunt of the.....  more »
  • I went here on a spur of the moment day when I wanted some culture about Baku, Azerbaijan. I was impressed with amount of pieces they have to offer. to get in I paid 10 Manat and to take pictures it was an additional 5 Manat. I paid as I was on vacation and in a good spirit. I loved this place because of the unique pieces of sculptures. They also had a Japanese exhibit which was interesting and nice. it was nice and quiet, a bit warm inside in some areas but a good experience. you will see a lot of Italian and British art.
  • A must see for art lovers in Baku. Each floor is elegantly housed to art collections from around the world, as well as a vast collection dedicated to Azerbaijan history and culture. Dutch, German, and French art collection is simply breathtaking

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